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Colleges rely on technology to cut water use

Colleges rely on technology to cut water use

STOCKTON — For colleges and universities throughout the Central Valley, managing water during the drought is a balancing act. How do they do their part to conserve this diminishing resource while keeping campuses presentable?

Colleges say the visual impact of a campus, drought or not, is important to potential students who are deciding where to go to school.

“The challenge with this campus, is the balance we try to strike between the general campus aesthetic and the governor’s water edict, said UC Merced Facilities Management Senior Mechanical Engineer Jim Brugger.

Like parks and golf courses, colleges have expanses of lawn and landscaping. Many are well known for their campus greenery... Read More

University of the Pacific awards more than 2,000 degrees at four ceremonies in three cities

University of the Pacific awards more than 2,000 degrees at four ceremonies in three cities

University of the Pacific is expected to confer 2,029 degrees during four commencement ceremonies in three cities over the next six weeks, celebrating a graduating class that includes 198 new attorneys, 201 new pharmacists, some 455 liberal arts majors, and more than 232 new engineers and computer scientists.

“I am extremely proud of this year’s class of outstanding Pacific graduates,” said Pacific President Pamela A. Eibeck. “These students have worked hard to prepare for leadership in their careers and in their lives. They’ve been mentored by some of the most brilliant and dedicated faculty anywhere, and I am excited for those grads to go make their impact on the world.”

UOP Offers Affordable Counseling Program

University of the Pacific is offering a substance abuse counseling program. The program is very affordable and can be completed in less than a year. Applications need to be in by June 8, and classes start in July.

Heald College transfer workshops set for next week

Heald College transfer workshops set for next week

MODESTO — Heald College students who are confused about what to do since the college closed last week are getting help. Sen. Cathleen Galgiani will host transfer workshops in Stockton and Modesto.

The Heald College transfer workshops will provide information on transferring units, satisfying course requirements and financial aid questions.

Representatives will be on hand from Delta College in Stockton and Modesto Junior College in Modesto.  Humphries College, the Student Aid Commission and the Human Services Agency will also be represented.

Former Heald College staff will be able to talk to representatives from the Employment Development Department... Read More

Delta College's Disability Support Programs and Services's Annual Open House, May 6

Delta College's Disability Support Programs and Services's Annual Open House, May 6

DSPS is hosting its annual Open House for high school seniors and their parents on Wed., May 6, 5 - 6:30 pm in DeRicco 275. This event is designed to assist students and parents in their transition from high school disability related services to community college. The public welcome!
More Information - https://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/dsps/index.html

DELTA COLLEGE'S SUMMER SESSION 2015 - CLASSES START JUNE 15

DELTA COLLEGE'S SUMMER SESSION 2015 - CLASSES START JUNE 15

Don’t delay! Register TODAY for Delta College’s Summer Session at our Stockton & Mountain House campuses.

*Summer Session Class Schedule/Registration Calendar/Online Registration - http://bit.ly/1EpGGTR
*New Students - http://bit.ly/1QgGJVg

SJDC Student Art Exhibition, April 23

SJDC Student Art Exhibition, April 23

Delta Center for the Arts
LH Horton Jr Gallery presents
16th Annual Student Art Exhibition & Awards Competition
April 23 – May 15, 2015
Doors Open for the Reception & Awards Presentation April 23rd 5 – 7p.m.

Delta Center for the Arts LH Horton Jr Gallery presents the 16th Annual Student Exhibition & Art Awards Competition, April 23 – May 15, 2015. An opening reception and awards presentation will be held Thursday, April 23rd from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Note: doors won’t open until 5pm on April 23rd). All events are free and open to the public.